[amsat-bb] AO-7

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Tue Jun 23 22:06:54 UTC 2015

AO-7 is switching to Mode A or off when stations are overtaxing the transponder with excessive uplink power, especially on CW. If you plan on AO-7 for field day, plan on Mode A and have a backup.

73, Drew KO4MA

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> On Jun 23, 2015, at 4:50 PM, W. M. Willoughby <redski at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Is anyone working AO-7B successfully? I am not hearing it and the Live OSCAR Satellite Status Page is showing a variety of heard, not heard and conflicting reports. It also appears to be randomly switching to mode A. Does anyone have any info?
> Thanks,RedKC4LE at amsat.org
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